28 02, 2017

Documents Americans Believe Influenced America

By |2017-02-28T15:16:55+00:00February 28, 2017|News|0 Comments

Americans Voted…. nearly forty thousand people cast more than three hundred thousand votes for the documents they believe have most influenced America. That is quite a number and response. As people who love manuscripts and autographs, this project caught our attention. The People’s Vote, co-sponsored by the National Archives and [...]

9 02, 2017

Members Only Forums – A Great Way to Connect

By |2017-02-09T16:59:57+00:00February 9, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Manuscript Society Members Only section of the website is one benefit of membership. Forums are  available to post information or ask questions of other members. You can seek out dealers and collectors who share your interest.  Are you looking for a particular item? Ask the membership. Are you researching [...]

3 02, 2017

2016 Spain Trip Wrap Up!

By |2017-02-06T22:52:03+00:00February 3, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Manuscript Society’s expedition to Spain commenced on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Palace Hotel in Madrid.  The sixteen participants, including Alfred Lemmon, the Board of Trustees member who had planned the week’s tour, gathered for a reception where Alfred introduced us to Archives Specialists Lupe Fernandez Morente and [...]

7 10, 2016

Dollars to Scholars – A Real $uccess

By |2016-10-07T17:26:10+00:00October 7, 2016|News|0 Comments

As this year's Dollars to Scholars campaign comes to a close we can announce that $ 2, 062.00 was received! Thank you to everyone who participated.   If you would still like to make a 2016 tax deductible contribution to the Scholarship Fund please do so. You can add it [...]

7 10, 2016

2017 Membership Renewal Announced

By |2016-10-12T14:25:41+00:00October 7, 2016|News|0 Comments

As another year comes to an end and 2017 is about to begin it is once more membership renewal time. Your renewal mailing is in the mail!  I write to not only ask for your renewal but to also share with you happenings this past year. I am pleased to [...]

19 09, 2016

Applications for 2016–17 Maass Research Grant are being Accepted

By |2018-01-23T18:52:30+00:00September 19, 2016|News|0 Comments

Applications are due February 14, 2017, and decisions will be announced shortly after March 17. About the Grant The $5,000 grant supports research expenses directly related to use of original manuscripts, for example travel to manuscript repositories, photocopies, and user fees. Applicants must be graduate students—doctoral candidates are given preference—at [...]

5 07, 2016

Welcome To Our New Website!

By |2016-07-29T16:04:38+00:00July 5, 2016|News|0 Comments

We are very pleased to present a new, easy to use and easy to update website dedicated to The Manuscript Society. As you click through the site you will find pages dedicated to our ongoing projects: Scholarship, Replevin, Hall of Distinction and of course our Annual Meeting. The Collectors Corner [...]

30 06, 2016

2016 Annual Meeting Wrap Up!

By |2016-07-08T07:50:04+00:00June 30, 2016|News|1 Comment

  The Manuscript Society 2016 Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina was an extraordinary edition of an event that has now been held for over 60 years. We were based at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, with a post meeting day spent touring Magnolia and Middleton Plantations. To set [...]

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